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Developing vehicle-to-vehicle communication could reduce accidents

Special to the MBJ When vehicles and roadway infrastructures are able to exchange information with each other, there is great potential to make Mississippi’s transportation system significantly safer, smarter and greener. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced that it will begin taking steps toward enabling vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology for light vehicles. The technology ...

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Toyota problems may bring new regulations

WASHINGTON — The government may require automakers to include brake systems that can override the gas pedal in response to Toyota’s massive recalls, auto safety officials told Congress on Thursday. David Strickland, the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said in prepared remarks to a House panel that his agency may require the brake override systems, a fix ...

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NHTSA probing Toyota's recall history

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Feb. 16 that it is using its statutory authority to obtain documents from Toyota to determine if the automaker conducted three of its recent recalls in a timely manner. Federal law requires all auto manufacturers to notify NHTSA within five days of determining that a safety defect exists and promptly conduct a recall. ...

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